July 1 – July 7
A woman jumped in front of a subway train in Beijing but survived — to her dismay. Li Tianyi’s gang rape charge was called “taking turns having sex.” Here’s a picture of a gruesome traffic jam in Beijing.
A flight from Shanghai via Seoul crash landed in San Francisco, killing two Chinese students, prompting the Chicago Sun-Times to run this headline. There were, as expected, big protests on July 1 in Hong Kong, which China Daily and SCMP chose to report in very different ways.
Ping Fu almost apologies (again) for her memoir, writes Alicia. A Chinese government official was apparently willing to do a terrible thing on behalf of his son. And here are tourists caught on camera peeing on a wall in the Summer Palace.
Comment of the Week:
brackishwater, who has the right idea:
This post is funny and deserves a comment. So here it is.